Lairleen Pearl Wood Morris

Lairleen Morris

Age 99, Elkton, Va.

Lairleen Pearl Wood Morris, 99, of Elkton, Va. passed away January 20, 2022 at her home with her daughter and caregiver by her side.

Lairleen was born August 13, 1922, at Swift Run near Elkton, and was the daughter of the late William V. and Susie Williams Wood.

She was a longtime member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Elkton and enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing and crocheting. Her home was always open to family and friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, who will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

Her husband, R. Weaver Morris preceded her in death. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.  

She is survived by a daughter, Norma Jean Rinaca and husband, Melvin of Shenandoah; a sister, Irene Dove of Elkton, who was living with Lairleen, ; grandchildren, Timmy Rinaca, Lisa May and husband, Timmy, all of Elkton; special niece who helped take care of her, Wanda Shifflett, special caregiver, Barbara Shifflett; and a number of nieces and nephews.  

Rev. Debbie Powell and Pastor Randy Miller will conduct the funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday January 27, 2022 at the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Elkton.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Burial will be in the Elk Run Cemetery in Elkton. 

Memorial gifts may be made to the Evangelical U.M.C.513 East Spotswood Ave., Elkton, Virginia 22827.

Arrangements are being handled by the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg, Va.

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